BUNN Infusion Series Review

BUNN Infusion Series
Overall Rating
90
Coffee Quality (40%)
83
Design & Features (20%)
93
Durability (20%)
93
Ease of Use (10%)
93
Brand Reputation (10%)
93
The Bottom Line
Ideal for medium-to-large cafeterias and service halls, the BUNN Infusion Series has a massive 3-gallon water tank and brews 60 oz carafes up to 11.9 gallons per hour but requires a plumbing hookup.
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Key Features of the BUNN Infusion Series

Key Features of BUNN Infusion Series

BUNN Infusion Series Overview

The cafeteria at my office has to support the 2,000 employees who work there every day, and they have 5 of these running at almost all times. Given that this model brews up to 11.9 gallons (45 L) of coffee per hour, you can see why my company chose the BUNN Infusion Series.

With BUNN’s BrewWISE intelligence with pre-infusion and pulse brew (aside: I love how companies brand their technology) you get maximum extraction of your coffee grounds.

And as someone who consumes coffee from one of these behemoths every day, I can attest that this is just about the highest quality mass-volume coffee maker you’ll find.

Tech-wise, this model is compatible with BUNNlink. No, that’s not a new dating app — it’s BUNN’s machine-to-machine monitoring program. With BUNNlink your machine’s usage data will be transmitted to BUNN for monitoring and analysis, leading to better customer service by BUNN and their service techs.

Read more about BUNNlink here.

Not all BUNN commercial brewers require plumbing, but this one does.

  • 20-90 psi (138-521 kPa)
  • Supplied with 3/8″ male flare fitting

It’s dual-voltage adaptable and can operate at 120V/15 amp or 208-240V/20 amp. The 120V model requires 2 wires plus ground service rated 120V, single-phase, 60 Hz. An internal terminal block is configured for connection to a 3 wire plus ground.

At 48 lbs it’s massive, but you’re buying this unit to sit stationary somewhere. You want the weight. It’s evidence of the supremely high-quality stainless steel construction this machine proudly boasts.

You’ll need to purchase the airpots separately.

Pros
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Massive 3 gallon water tank
  • BUNNlink compatible for remote usage monitoring
Cons
  • Doesn’t come with airpot
  • Doesn’t function well above 5,000-foot elevation

Is the BUNN Infusion Series for you?

Is BUNN Infusion Series for you?

BUNN Infusion Series Review: An In-Depth Look

Check out the BUNN Infusion Series!

Check out BUNN Infusion Series!

BUNN Infusion Series
Ideal for medium-to-large cafeterias and service halls, the BUNN Infusion Series has a massive 3-gallon water tank and brews 60 oz carafes up to 11.9 gallons per hour but requires a plumbing hookup.

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Bryan De Luca

I'm Bryan but most people know me as The Coffee Maven. I grew up outside Boston, Massachusetts and received my Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Providence College. My first introduction to coffee was during my college days, when I used it as a source of caffeine to fuel late-night study sessions, but soon I became obsessed with the chemistry of coffee. How did changes to water temperature or contact time affect its taste? Why do beans from Africa taste fruity while beans from Indonesia taste spicy? I launched The Coffee Maven in February 2017 to explore these questions and help others brew their perfect cup. Welcome to my site, and thanks for reading!

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